Resources for Seniors

Below are a collection of resources for our Y senior members!

Is there special content you would like to see? Email Leilani Perry

Silvers, please remember to check-in here with each workout.

  • NEW! ‘Human Touch’, an 8-part novel told in real time by novelist Mitch Albom. A new chapter every Friday  
  • Join local adventure journalist, Pam LeBlanc, for  backyard bird count on Tuesday, April 15  
  • Dance, theater, music, spoken word from around the globe at AllArts. Also streaming 70+ short films that were set to appear at 2020 SXSW  
  • Enjoy free videos of extraordinary live and on-demand performances and activities with Kennedy Center@Home. New releases daily!  
  • Local group of musicians livestreaming performances at Bridge of Music. Simply request to be added to the group to view schedule of free, live performances   
  • A variety of games to play in the comfort of your home with AARP Games  
  • It’s a good time to return to the classics with ‘A Shakespeare Sonnet A Day’. Join English actor, Patrick Stewart as he performs daily sonnets via Twitter  
  • Lunchdoodles with Mo Williams! Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together.  
  • Calling all book lovers. Join in on hundreds of different book clubs at GoodReads  
  •  The Show Must Go Online! A weekly live Shakespeare reading Thursday’s at 2pm CST, covering the plays in the order they were written  
  • Albert’s Weather Classroom Beginning March 23, KVUE-TV Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon will broadcast live on Facebook Live  
  • Austin History Museum History, current events, and activities of Austin and Travis County 
  • Austin Public Library Austin’s virtual library features audiobooks, movies, music, ebooks, and magazines.

  • Lifetime Connections Without Walls A telephone activities program featuring social and educational session, brought to you by Family Eldercare.

     

H-E-B and Favor Delivery created the Senior Support Line, a new delivery program designed to offer a safer solutions for seniors (60+) across Texas.

Starting 3/20, seniors can place orders from curated list of essentials via a phone line, the Favor app, or at favordelivery.com/seniors.

The line will be staffed with volunteers to accept/process home delivery orders via phone daily 9a-1p.

To access the Senior Support Line call 1-833-397-0080.

All fees will be waived for the first 30 days, with a $10 tip for the Favor Runner.

FEMA has created a resource to fact-check whether the news you’ve read is accurate. Check here to learn the facts:

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